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to kill as many insects as possible. >> in the united states we're doing a pretty good job of keeping the mosquitos under control. but we'll never win that battle. >> reporter: in southwest florida, a county air force with three planes and nine choppers, chris crosses 1,000 square mile doing battle. but this year, entomologist who's study mosquitos say the problem is not just in swampy humid florida. in texas, memphis, atlanta, health officials all report increased mosquito counts. in new york city, 3-year-old jasmine richie learned what it is to hate mosquitos. >> they're yucky creatures. >> reporter: parents are not happy with how local government has respond so far to this. why so many mosquitos and so early this season? this same mild weather that brought our early and abundant pollen season is now to blame for the mosquito explosion. >> it has been an unusually mild winter, and we did not see the repeated freezes that entomologists say we need to kill off those mosquitos. so now with the wet season upon us, this could mean trouble. >> reporter: that wet season was evident in sout
to the united states census bureau to see how it all started. a woman named anna jarvis was the woman who organized observances in grafton, weigh, and in pennsylvania. it became popular all around the country so jarvis went before congress to try to make it an official holiday and succeeded in 191 h4. the second monday in may is designated mother's day. send this to "ask liz" if you have a question. and on facebook search liz kreb shaw's consumer watch. coming up, what are the rules regarding noisy construction project start times? where can you recycle old computer batteries and games? and how do you stop unwanted credit card offers in the mail? i'll let you know the answer to those on news 4 at 5:00. join us then. >> happy mother's day. >> you too. >>> when we come back, just in time for wedding season, a local spot opens up an outdoor venue. >>> a television offer whi >>> whether you're going to theblo theblowntakens or the beach, we have a forecast for you for the weekend. >> a little different depending on where you are on sunday, as we head over to the weather mall. the pollen count
for the future. as a result, each of our nations, the united states included, is more secure and we're in a stronger position to advance the security and prosperity and freedom that we seek around the world. so with that, i'm going to take a couple questions and i'm going to start with julie pace of ap. >> the nato summit in chicago winding down. leaders focusing on wrapping up their involvement in afghanistan. as you heard the president by 2014 protests today were notably smaller and more peaceful than the demonstrations over the weekend that drew thousands to the streets of chicago. >>> just two weeks from her court date the woman who has attracted nationwide attention as the tanning mom is speaking out. >> in an exclusive interview patricia krentcil told nbc that she never took her young daughter into a tanning booth and she wants to set the record straight about being a good mom. >> while she has come to be known as the tan mom patricia krentcil wants people to understand what her life is really all about -- that of a busy housewife and mother of five kids. >> i'm up at 3:00 in
wisconsin, arizona, texas, illinois, all over the united states. >> reporter: then it was time for a drive to the family of first lieutenant timothy steele. the gift, a reminder of the nation's gratitude. >> it is memorial day. so we're fragile. >> reporter: steele was killed last august in afghanistan. he was 25 years old. >> tim was pretty special to us. he knew what he wanted to do. at a very young age. >> reporter: the soldier leaving behind a wife and a 2-year-old daughter named liberty hope. now these two families are connected by a single toy soldier. >> i bet tim wished he knew howed to that a long time ago. >> little people can do a lot of thing if they put their mind to it. sorry, he's not little. >> i'm be little. >> brandon says he was very surprised at how quickly co-make all that happen. >> what a generous heart that little guy has. >>> coming up, a child falls down a climbing wall and her father is left to watch in horror. >>> one state is dealing with a lot of creepy crawlers. >> look at that! >>> and for all your news, follow news4 online. sear >>> we haven't had a lot of
it was important to visit the united states in his first overseas trip and look for answers to greece's economic collapse. >> our economies depend upon one another. what happens in europe has an impact on the u.s. and vice versa. >> reporter: the heads of state are meeting near the quaint maryland town of thurmond in what will be the largest gathering of leaders ever at camp david. the meeting comes just before the nato summit that starts sunday in chicago focusing on afghanistan. already antiglobalization activists and occupy wall street protesters have taken to the streets expressing their displeasure at the world's most powerful leaders. while in chicago, president obama will meet with the president of afghanistan to talk about the future of that war torn country and its own economic issues. on capitol hill, jennifer johnson, news 4. >>> presidential candidate mitt romney is out with his first general election tv ad explaining what would happen on his first day as president. >> what would a romney presidency be like? day one, president romney immediately approves the keystone pipeline creatin
of the united states. >> reporter: the documents also ex-popesed cracks within the terrorist organization worldwide. >> this shows an organization in decline, under siege, and really feeling the pressure. >> reporter: the threat of al qaeda diminished with bin laden's death, experts say, but not gone. michelle franzen, nbc news. new york. >>> an overheard phone call and an awkward hotel encounter. another aide to john edwards testified today about efforts to keep his affair with rielle hunter a secret. john davis said he had an awkward run-in with hunter at a detroit hotel where edwards was staying while campaigning in '07. he testified that hunter had said she and edwards were in love but the next day edwards denied it. davis also said he overheard a phone conversation between the two discussing her pregnancy. prosecutors are trying to prove that edwards deliberately and illegally used campaign donations to hide the affair. >>> mitt romney is spending a second day in the key battle state of virginia. he is campaigning with governor bob mcdonald who is said to be on the short list of poss
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